WINNIPEG - Police came upon a small brew-ha-ha about to escalate Friday night near Graham Avenue and Hargrave Street.
One man yelled that another man in the group pointed a gun at him earlier. Police located the male suspect holding a small crowbar and with what appeared to be a gun sticking out of his pant pocket.
- Police arrested the man and seized the following items:
- Numerous stolen identification cards in various names.
- The small crowbar.
- A black imitation plastic handgun.
However, after being fingerprinted, police realized the suspect have provided a false name. He real name, John Abraham Choken, a 40-year-old man from Winnipeg. He has been charged with:
- Possession of a Forged Document with Intent
- Possession of Firearm Contrary to Prohibition Order (x2)
- Carrying Concealed Weapon Prohibited Device or Ammunition
- Possession of a Weapon (x2)
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under $5,000 (x7)
- Identity Theft
Choken was also processed had an outstanding warrant for his involvement in an attempted stabbing in Winnipeg on April 18, of this year on Edmonton Street.